crumbs or pellets

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by kens147, Dec 2, 2010.

  1. kens147

    kens147 Out Of The Brooder

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    i use crumbs are pellets better?? is there less waste with pellets
     
  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    I personally find my birds waste less with pellets, but they like the crumble better-go figure.
     
  3. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    That's what I've found.
     
  4. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

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    My birds won't touch the pellets, and it's really hard to eat for my bantam. Raised on crumbles, they stay on crumbles. And tend to like them a lot better. Though I have seen that with the crumbles, mine will only pick out the good corn and seeds and stuff, but won't touch the real crumbly parts, which makes me having to throw them out. [​IMG]
     
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  5. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

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  6. mboreham1

    mboreham1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    crumb = too much waste

    you can always crumble pellets not vice versa
     
  7. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found that when I use mash I get a lot of waste, when I use pellets the squirrels take them all, so I stick with crumbles and that also happens to be what they like the best! [​IMG]
     
  8. abhaya

    abhaya Chillin' With My Peeps

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    crumbs has a lot of waste for me. I prefer pellets and the girls eat them just fine.
     
  9. Ryu

    Ryu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went to crumbles, I had to switch from hanging feeders to raised trough feeders but they aren't wasting it and the bantams like it a lot better than the pellets.
     
  10. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

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    Quote:Same with mine!
     

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